About the Show
The US version of the hit comedy drama, with William H Macy as Frank Gallagher, working-class patriarch to a brood of six spirited and independent children
Series 3 Summary
Season three finds Frank alienating his children, Sheila and Jody struggling with the demands of parenthood, and Jimmy trying to balance his relationship with Fiona and his other obligations.
Episode 1 - El Gran Cañon
Fiona struggles to accept the new 'boring' Jimmy now that they're living together and sharing domestic responsibilities. Frank wakes up in a place that is completely foreign to him...
Episode 2 - The American Dream
Fiona worries about the property tax money that she used as a deposit for her club night, and a confrontation explodes when Lip finds out what she's done
Episode 3 - May I Trim Your Hedges?
Frank pretends Carl has cancer in order to scam a charity foundation that helps terminally ill children
Episode 4 - The Helpful Gallaghers
Carl heads off to a summer camp run by a charity that helps children with cancer, but he isn't happy about the activities on offer
Episode 5 - The Sins of My Caretaker
Frank must tackle a big problem when the city of Chicago authorities plan to dig up the sewer mains under the garden, and Child Protective Services pay the family a visit
Episode 6 - Cascading Failures
The Department of Family Services hauls the Gallagher children away. Desperate to get them back, Fiona prepares Frank to make a 'Father of the Year' appearance in court.
Episode 7 - A Long Way from Home
Fiona makes a bold decision regarding her future with the children and goes to extreme lengths in her quest to claim sole custody of them
Episode 8 - Where There's a Will
The family gathers at Aunt Ginger's fake funeral. Frank's cousin Patrick arrives with another forged will granting him ownership of the house, so the Gallaghers are forced to conspire against him.
Episode 9 - Frank the Plumber
In an attempt to get medical insurance, Frank inadvertently becomes involved in the gay rights movement, where he encounters influential activist Abraham Paige
Episode 10 - Civil Wrongs
Everything in Fiona's life - including her new job - seems to be going well until Jimmy drops a bombshell and tells her that he might go back to medical school in Michigan
Episode 11 - Order Room Service
Fiona starts to make plans to move the family to Michigan so she can be with Jimmy, but she discovers Jimmy isn't on the same wavelength
Episode 12 - Survival of the Fittest
The Gallaghers prepare a surprise party to celebrate Lip's graduation from high school, and Ian makes a big decision without telling his family
Shameless USA synopsis
The US version of the hit comedy drama, with William H Macy as Frank Gallagher, working-class patriarch to a brood of six spirited and independent childrenEpisode Guide >